If my heart didn't break then
Jean Beller's memoir describes Jean's childhood and adolescence in Poland; her experiences as a student of elementary education in Tel Aviv, Palestine; her return to Poland before the outbreak of World War II; conditions inside the ghetto in Łódź, Poland; her experiences with Chaim Rumkowski; her work as a kindergarten teacher and as the head of an orphanage in the ghetto; her attempts to hide when the ghetto was evacuated; the death of her parents and a brother; her deportation to Auschwitz and other concentration camps; and her life in the United States after the war.
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- United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, gift of Bernard, Roseanne and Sheila Beller
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